ERIC Number: EJ674352
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
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Stress Management through Written Emotional Disclosure Improves Academic Performance among College Students with Physical Symptoms.
Lumley, Mark A.; Provenzano, Kimberly M.
Journal of Educational Psychology, v95 n3 p641-49 Sep 2003
Tests whether writing about stressful events improves grade point averages (GPAs) and whether decreases in writing-induced negative mood from the first to last day of writing predicts GPA improvements. Results reveal that writing about general life stress leads to improved academic functioning, particularly among those who become less distressed over writing days. (Contains 42 references, 2 tables, and 2 figures.) (GCP)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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